Installing ubuntu 12.04 LTS on IBM x3850
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: February 18, 2014
I have some old stuff that want to use now for dev proposes, and wanted to install unbuntu on that. Server is:
IBM X3950 and it has
(LSI-MFI) ServeRaid MR-10k
The problem is, that ubuntu installed cannot detect my raid HDD, so i tried to find the correct module, and according to that:
MFI is correct driver, but unfortunately there is no mfi on the installation cd. How i can install system on that hardware ?\
I also see that that controler and that server is supported here:
for version 10.04 LTS, but it's uncommon that newer version of ubuntu is not supporting older hardware.
Command Line after installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: January 21, 2013
So after I install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my desktop.. I plug in my Nvidia Geforce 640 2GB DDR3 Asus video card it acts like its gonna boot up. see the purple screen with "Ubuntu" then it goes to the command line and its says login but even if i login it doesn't do anything. Please help I'm very new at this. Also if I take the video card it works fine. But I wanna be able to play my video games and I see a lot of people have no problem with this card and the version i am trying to use
Installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Lenovo Think Centre
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: February 13, 2013
When I tried installing Ubuntu 12.04 on Lenovo Think Centre I faced some problems with the UEFI boot mode.
When I installed Ubuntu in dual boot with windows7, the PC booted windows7 directly without displaying the boot window.
When I installed Ubuntu on the whole drive, the system displayed the following error:
Error 1962: No operating system Found.
Apparently the problem was with the (U)EFI boot mode.
Anyhow, I solved these problems, but it took me some time!
1) Install Ubuntu 10.04, on the whole drive, or side by side Windows. Ubuntu will run without any problems with the boot, this is because it uses legacy boot mode.
2) Run the Ubuntu 12.04 installation from a CD/USB stick.
3) In the disk partitioning section, choose "Something Else"
4) Delete the Ubuntu 10.04 partition while keeping the Linux swap partition as is.
5) Choose the now freed disk space for a new partition and set the entry point as "root" (/).
Help installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: September 10, 2013
I'm relatively new to Ubuntu and I recently got my first UEFI based laptop and I wanted to install Ubuntu on it alongside Windows 8. I created a live USB using Unetbootin and when I boot into the USB drive, a GRUB menu comes up. When I press Try Ubuntu or install Ubuntu, my screen either goes black or turns off entirely. I tried using the nomodeset option but that doesn't work. One time a sort of terminal window appeared but I had no idea what to do. I tried disabling secure boot but doesn't seem to help. I also tried using a different USB drive and also tried creating a live USB using Universal USB installer. I also tried Ubuntu 13.04. That doesn't work either.
I'm sorry if similar questions have been asked in the forum but I haven't been able to solve my problem
Issue installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongside Windows 7 Professional
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: August 20, 2013
I know this might sound redundant some some of you since I know this issue might have been discussed somewhere else in the forums but I think my particular issue might be somewhat unique and well I'm really new to the world of Linux. Anyway here's my system information for my machine:
OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 ProfessionalVersion 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601
Other OS Description Not Available
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name ODIN-PC
System Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard
System Model p7-1205
System Type x64-based PC
Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2320 CPU @ 3.00GHz, 3001 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date AMI 7.16, 10/5/2011
SMBIOS Version 2.6
Windows Directory C:\Windows
System Directory C:\Windows\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Locale United States
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "6.1.7601.17514"
User Name Odin-PC\Thor
Time Zone Eastern Daylight Time
Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 8.00 GB
Total Physical Memor
Unable to start Windows 7 after installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: July 14, 2013
I hate starting new thread about a problem already encountered by others. But I tried the solutions and did not work:
1) sudo grub-update ==> Did NOT work
2) Boot Repair (Recommended settings) ==> Did NOT work
3) Boot Repair (Advanced Settings - "repair windows boot files") ==> option disabled ==> Did NOT work
4) Windows 7 repair ==> Did NOT work
I have a windows 7 Ultimate x64 plus Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, both on partition C. Partition D is for my files, Partition E is also for my files but encrypted with
BitLocker (I have the recovery key and know the password). All partitions are NTFS.
THE PROBLEM: after booting, 4 options appear: Ubuntu, Ubuntu Recovery Mode, Memory Test, Windows 7. Selecting windows 7 brings a black screen
for 2 seconds then I get back to grub menu.
What options do I have other than formatting C again and installing Windows...?
here's my boot-repair log: http://paste.ubuntu.com/5872398/
installing ubuntu 12.04 LTS in MBR disk
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: August 25, 2013
Hi guys I am new to Linux , I am trying was trying to install Linux in my hp laptop which have only one disk . and it is in MBR format . in Linux setup it is not showing my free space partition instead it is showing whole 750 gb free space . anyone knows how to install Ubuntu in MBR disk .. waiting for your help guys
LXer: Top things to do after installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin
location: linuxquestions.com - date: April 23, 2012
Published at LXer:
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin final is almost out. The final release it scheduled to be out in the 26th of April 2012. After you actually get done with the installation, there would likely exist a heap of things you still need to take care of. This post will share some interesting insight and ideas about what you can and should do after a successful installation.
Intermittent audio / sound output after installing ubuntu 12.04 LTS
location: linuxexchange.com - date: January 1, 1970
I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as a second OS (Windows 7 being the original one).
I haven't tested it extensively, but so far, it seems to work fine... more or less.
When I plug my headphones to my laptop I keep hearing this intermittent sound that comes on and off every second, aprox. It's like the sound you hear when you start using an audio app (Rythmbox, YouTube video, etc.) after being doing something unrelated with audio for a while (editing text or whatever); it's like an "audio output ready" sound, but you normally hear it only once when you start listening to music, for example.
What's strange is that when I listen to music in Rythmbox or I watch a video on YouTube, the sound is ok, it's normal, but if I stop using an audio app and leave my headphones on, then the intermittent sound begins.
Has any of you experienced something like this? If so, how did you fix it?
Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (LAMP)
- date: May 10, 2012
First Login as root
Installing MySQL 5
apt-get install mysql-server mysql-client
You will be asked to provide a password for the MySQL root user - this password is valid for the user [email protected]
as well as [email protected]
, so we don't have to specify a MySQL root password manually later on:
New password for the MySQL "root" user: <-- yourrootsqlpassword
Repeat password for the MySQL "root" user: <-- yourrootsqlpassword
apt-get install apache2
Now direct your browser to http://127.0.0.1, and you should see the Apache2 placeholder page (It works!):
apt-get install php5 libapache2-mod-php5
We must restart Apache afterwards:
Testing PHP5 / Getting Details About Your PHP5 Installation
Now we call that file in a browser (
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